University of Southampton spinout to launch 3D audio gaming at CES 2019

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University innovators launch a miniaturised and laptop friendly 3D stereo sound barUniversity innovators launch a miniaturised and laptop friendly 3D stereo sound bar

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Southampton, UK: 11/12/18

Tech entrepreneurs from the University of Southampton have revealed the ground-breaking research innovations that will be launched at the January 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

University spinout, AudioScenic, will launch a miniaturised and laptop-friendly 3D stereo sound bar at the global showcase, where the University of Southampton's Future Worlds Accelerator is set to be the only UK university exhibitor for a fourth consecutive year.

The University technologies will be unveiled in Booths 51560 and 51562 of Eureka Park in the Sands Expo, from Tuesday 8th January to Friday 11th January.

Associate Professor Filippo Fazi and Dr Marcos Simón from the University's renowned Institute for Sound and Vibration Research have developed an immersive sound bar experience in the AudioScenic spinout, with its latest model for gaming laptops set to make its global debut at CES 2019.

"This laptop-sized sound bar will give gamers a 3D experience that they have never heard before," co-founder Marcos says. "The level of miniaturisation and integration with the laptop's audio system creates an unprecedented gaming experience, delivering captivating 3D audio without the need for uncomfortable and anti-social headphones."

The Future Worlds stand at CES 2019 will also include live demonstrations for startups founded by students from the University of Southampton, including the BOON gift discovery platform and the Intro contact sharing app.

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For more information contact Tom Simmonds of Future Worlds. Email: [email protected]

About AudioScenic

AudioScenic designs and manufactures high-end 3D audio soundbar technology. Introducing the latest technologies developed in the S3A project "Future Spatial Audio for an Immersive Listening at Home", AudioScenic aims to change the way people consume audio.

 

About Future Worlds

Future Worlds is the on-campus start-up accelerator at the University of Southampton that helps aspiring entrepreneurs at the University to change the world with their ideas. It supports students and researchers through regular events and workshops, practical help, a dedicated accelerator space and a global network of mentors and investors ranging from founders of billion-dollar companies to directors of some of the world's largest organisations.

 

Future Worlds is exhibiting University of Southampton startups and spinouts at CES 2019, the largest consumer technology show in the world, from Tuesday 8th January to Friday 11th January.

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